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Suicide Bomber Kills Three Security Forces in Kandahar

Suicide bomber kills three security forces in Kandahar

KANDAHAR – A Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosive-packed military vehicle on the approach to the provincial governor’s residence and police headquarters in the Afghan province of Kandahar on Wednesday, killing at least three people, local authorities said in a statement. “At around 4 a.m., a suicide bomber driving a …

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Khalilzad Discusses Economic Plans With Qataris, Taliban

Khalilzad discusses economic plans with Qataris, Taliban

KABUL – Zalmay Khalilzad, US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, along with seeking an immediate start of the intra-Afghan negotiations, held meetings over the past week focused on economic plans for a peaceful Afghanistan with Qatari development groups. In this trip, he was accompanied by Adam Boehler, the CEO of …

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Taliban Asked to Live up to Their Commitments: Pompeo

Taliban asked to live up to their commitment, Pompeo

KABUL – The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted about his conversation with the the chief negotiator of Taliban based in Qatari capital of Doha. “Spoke yesterday with the Taliban chief negotiator to press the Taliban to live up to their commitments under the US-Taliban Agreement, including not to …

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Afghan Peace Talks Expected Soon: Pak Envoy

Afghan peace talks expected soon, Pak envoy

KABUL – Pakistan’s ambassador to Afghanistan said on Monday that negotiations between the Afghan government and the insurgent Taliban were expected to begin soon but that the release of 5,000 prisoners and a reduction of violence were the final hurdles. Pakistan is Afghanistan’s top trading partner and is seen as …

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Taliban Hold Talks With Pompeo, Iranian Delegation

Taliban hold talks with Pompeo, Iranian Delegation

DOHA – The Taliban and US delegations discussed intra-Afghan talks and other related issues to Afghanistan via video conference on Monday, Taliban’s political office spokesperson Suhail Shaheen said. Shaheen said that Taliban deputy Mullah Baradar and his delegation spoke with US Secretary Mike Pompeo via video conference, discussed foreign troops’ …

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Khalilzad Resumes Efforts for Intra-Afghan Peace Process

Khalilzad Resumes Efforts for Intra-Afghan Peace Process

KABUL – The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, has departed (on June 28) for travel to Doha, Islamabad, and Tashkent to talk on issues related to the Afghan peace process and challenges at the forefront. At all three locations, Ambassador Khalilzad will urge support for all Afghans …

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Maidan Wardak Threatened by Taliban’s Growing Presence

Maidan Wardak Threatened by Taliban's Growing Presence

MAIDAN SHAR – Residents in the Afghan province of Maidan Wardak on Friday expressed deep concerns over a dramatic surge in the level of violence in their areas, saying Taliban groups have significantly increased their presence in the area and are frequently engaging in deadly battles with the Afghan security …

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Khan on Pakistani-US Relations: “We will Not Fight Their War”

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday took credit for holding successful peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban on behalf of the United States, claiming that the world has recognized Islamabad’s efforts for the reconciliation in the region. Relations between Pakistan and the United States …

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